Posts made in 2019


Updated on: 02/12/19The Tempest is a classic by William Shakespeare that has survived the centuries amongst his portfolio of acclaimed works. Booking.com The Tempest is a modern rendition with a stellar all-female cast, led by Tamara Tunie (of Law and Order fame), that I knew I couldn't miss. The Tempest by the Pittsburgh Public Theater The play begins with the main character, played by Tamara Tunie, is in a hospital with cancer. The...

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Updated on: 01/30/19Looking at Pittsburgh real estate is fun, isn't it? Booking.com Okay, we know it isn't. In fact, buying a house in Pittsburgh can be downright awful in terms of finding a location, price, and condition that matches your budget- all while being able to negotiate a deal in the hot marketplace. In this one we wanted to share some of our thoughts after our recent house buying experience in hopes that it may help others...

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Updated on: 02/12/19Totopo in Mt. Lebanon serves up well-executed traditional Tex-Mex dishes along with a few traditional-leaning Mexican plates. The quality of the service, atmosphere, and food make this one much more of a destination restaurant than your average Mexican joint. Booking.com Totopo Offers Delicious Fare at Reasonable Prices We recently dined at Totopo on a quiet Sunday afternoon. Our server brought out piping hot chips...

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Updated on: 01/21/19The Good Wood Barrel-Aged Beer Festival is an annual event hosted by Wigle Whiskey and East End Brewing. Booking.com While on the smaller end of beer festivals, this one packs a punch as all beers served have been aged in barrels- our kind of niche beer festival in Pittsburgh! The Best Part About the Good Wood Barrel-Aged Festival? The Size Before discussing the beer, we have to talk about one of the real perks of...

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Updated on: 01/21/19Strange Roots (originally founded as Draai Laag) is one of the oldest breweries in Pittsburgh, and is certainly one of its most unique. Booking.com And to be completely honest, they're one of our favorite breweries in the region as they focus on wild fermentation that produces an array of stellar sour beers! Beer Styles at Strange Roots (Formerly Draai Laag) What is wild fermentation, you may ask? Well, wild...

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